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How to Ruin Your Finances Fast

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Some financial disasters are a long time in the making. It typically takes years of unfortunate choices — minimum credit card payments, forgone savings opportunities — to create suffocating debt…

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Are You Financially Healthy?

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Traditional financial literacy efforts haven’t been a rousing success. Research from Harvard Business School shows that even Americans who are taught personal finance in school don’t seem to save more…

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4 Money Hacks You Might Not Know

4 Money Hacks You Might Not Know

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You know to contribute enough to your 401(k) to get the full company match. Maybe you’ve even adjusted your withholding so you’re not giving Uncle Sam an interest-free loan. Yet…

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12 Money Rules to Live By

Your Money Cheat Sheet

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The best financial advice tends to apply to pretty much everyone. You don’t need a spreadsheet of pros and cons and complex scenarios. What you need is a rule of thumb. There’s no…

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Retire Right: Plan to Do It Twice

Retire Right: Plan to Do It Twice

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There’s the retirement that looks like the commercials: biking, travel, enjoying the family. And then there’s the one where you can’t get up the stairs anymore. Most of us happily…

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